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Mahmood gives Peace a chance

PUBLISHED: 15:00 13 October 2011

Muhammed Mahmood (centre) with coaches Marc Callaghan (left) and Mark Massow

Muhammed Mahmood (centre) with coaches Marc Callaghan (left) and Mark Massow

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Fight for Peace ABC, from North Woolwich, had their first win of the new season on Saturday, with a convincing points win for Muhammed Mahmood at Rayleigh.

The 20-year-old from East Ham, boxing after a two-year break from the sport, impressed as he scored a unanimous points decision over Tony Wagstaff of Rayleigh.

A sharp jab and impressive combinations forced Wagstaff to take a standing count in the last round to compete Mahmood’s good performance.

It was a welcome return to the win column for the club after Ryan Walker’s close points defeat the previous weekend against Alan Smith of Dagenham.


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